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Higher education   Reports exonerate ETH Zurich over allegations 

Switzerland’s top-ranked ETH Zurich has been cleared of accusations concerning governance, funding and gender bias by two external investigations. 

This content was published on July 12, 2019 9:49 AM

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Dark chapter in history Portraying survivors of a cruel Swiss care system

Innocent citizens who did not fit in with the norms of Swiss society were placed in orphanages, prisons or detention centres up until 1981.

continuing education What careers did Switzerland’s students choose this year?

Around 85,000 young people had to make a decision about which profession to train in this year. A survey reveals big differences between the sexes. 

Justice ruling  Court upholds Geneva crossborder pupils ban  

A local court says the Geneva authorities acted lawfully when they decided to stop crossborder pupils from France attending its state schools.

This content was published on June 21, 2019 11:22 AM

QS university ranking ETH Zurich moves into the top six universities worldwide

The Zurich-based Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) has moved up one place in the latest QS university rankings.

This content was published on June 19, 2019 11:40 AM

To stop decline Government to double school sports camp subsidies

Government to boost its support for pupils attending school sports camps, amid fears that these camps are under threat due to a lack of funding.

This content was published on June 7, 2019 6:17 PM

Week in Numbers Counting birds and surprise snowfall

Here’s a round-up of some of the most interesting statistics to appear in the news stories by swissinfo.ch published over the past week.

Gender Statistics   Swiss women dominate higher education diplomas

Women in Switzerland have made significant progress in the last 20 years, particularly in the field of higher education. 

This content was published on May 7, 2019 3:17 PM

Foreign minister abroad Oldest Swiss school in South America gets ministerial visit

Foreign Affairs Minister Ignazio Cassis has hailed education ties as he visited the country’s Swiss school abroad, the Colegio Suizo, in Chile.

This content was published on April 25, 2019 9:38 AM